Latest British police Stories

2011-07-28 04:45:00

A 19-year-old British man was arrested on Wednesday in Scotland as part of an investigation into the hacking groups Anonymous and LulzSec.

2009-08-19 15:37:54

British police said a couple were arrested on their wedding night for drunkenly arguing with a security guard who asked them not to smoke at a bus stop. Harry and Claire Arnold were married, had their twin sons christened and celebrated the groom's birthday all in the same day, but the night found them at a Durham, England, police station on charges of drunk and disorderly behavior, the Daily Mail reported Wednesday. The couple had been celebrating, having got married in the morning and...

2009-08-10 15:41:41

British police, intelligence services and local councils made more than half a million requests to access the private telephone records and emails of citizens last year, according to an annual report of government surveillance released by the Interception of Communications Commissioner.

2006-09-01 18:31:28

LONDON (Reuters) - British police are watching thousands of British Muslims who they suspect may be involved in or support terrorism, the head of London police's anti-terrorist branch said on Friday.

2006-08-29 12:28:36

LONDON (Reuters) - British police on Tuesday charged a suspect arrested during a probe of an alleged plot to blow up U.S.-bound airliners with conspiracy to murder, they said.

2006-08-24 15:12:54

LONDON (Reuters) - British police charged a 12th suspect on Thursday over an alleged plot to blow up U.S.-bound airliners. Umair Hussain, 24, was charged with failing to disclose information that could have prevented a terrorist attack, police said.

2006-08-23 15:25:32

By Peter Graff LONDON (Reuters) - British police investigating a suspected plot to blow up transatlantic airliners freed one suspect on Wednesday and obtained permission to continue questioning nine others.

2006-08-15 14:13:28

By Katherine Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - British p

2006-08-11 19:24:06

By Katherine Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Britain urged its citizens to remain vigilant on Friday as Pakistan said it had arrested an al Qaeda operative who it said played a key role in an alleged plot to blow up transatlantic airliners.

2006-08-11 13:35:57

By Zeeshan Haider ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan said on Friday it had arrested a man it described as an al Qaeda operative who had played a key role in a plot British police said they had foiled to blow up transatlantic airliners. "He is a British citizen of Pakistani origin.

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